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Rosh Hashanah 5779: Morning Drash

written on September 17, 2018 // 0 Comments

The song writer Hugh Prestwood1 wrote a song in the late 1970s that Judy Collins recorded. Entitled Dorothy, it is […]

Erev Rosh Hashanah 5779 Drash by Rabbi Lisa Edwards – September 10, 2018

written on September 17, 2018 // 0 Comments

“A statement which will appear in newspapers soon…has been signed by over 100 rabbis, temple presidents, and Jewish civic and […]

Yom Kippur With BCC

written on September 12, 2018 // 0 Comments

Yom Kippur, also known as the Day of Atonement, is the holiest day of the year in Judaism. Its central […]


written on September 11, 2018 // 0 Comments

Tashlich comes from the Hebrew word meaning “to cast,” referring to the intent to cast away our sins via this […]

Torah Prtion: Ha’azinu

written on September 7, 2018 // 0 Comments

In this Torah portion, Moses recites a song to the Children of Israel that serves as testimony of their covenant […]

“He for they, you for I, we without me, all for one and one for all:” Shabbat Ki Tetze 5778 – August 24, 2018

written on August 27, 2018 // 0 Comments

Some people think i’m a grammar nerd just because i have advanced degrees in English.  In fact, i’m not even […]

Lavender Songs — A night in a Queer Weimar Berlin Cabaret

written on August 27, 2018 // 2 Comments

Jeremy Lawrence brings his show Lavender Songs – A Queer Weimar Berlin Cabaret to LA in a Benefit Performance for BCC One […]

Sukkot at BCC 2018

written on August 23, 2018 // 0 Comments

Sukkot is a biblical Jewish holiday celebrated on the 15th day of the month of Tishrei (varies from late September […]

Rosh Hashanah

written on August 19, 2018 // 1 Comment

The Jewish New Year, Rosh Hashanah actually means “Head of the Year.” Just like the head controls the body, our […]

Job Opening: Executive Director

written on August 14, 2018 // 0 Comments

Temple Beth Chayim Chadashim is looking for a new Executive Director. The Executive Director is responsible for the direction, administration […]